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Baffled as to why my company failed the UK's assessment for not having anti-virus on . It was a hard fail.

Never come across this before - and last year we passed despite explicitly stating no antivirus on linux machines.

Assessors are

Anybody else come across this?

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Canadian province of British Columbia πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦suffered devastating #heatwave and fires in summer
And now, extreme rainfall has triggered floods and mudslides. Evacuations and major disruption to energy, infrastructure and transport
Images via @City_Abbotsford
#ClimateAction #BCStorm

[:tw: β€” #bot]

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The Crown Estate has outlined 4GW of opportunity within the Celtic Sea for #FloatingWind πŸ‘πŸ€βœŠπŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ

There will be two project categories; early-commercial scale projects (around 300MW), and full-commercial (up to 1GW). Hiraeth Energy, a Wales-based developer supported by Afallen, has two project proposals that will fit within the early-commercial scale.

Read more on the Crown Estate website πŸ“–πŸ‘“πŸ‘‡
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Cardiff's been named as the 'third greenest city' in a report by academics at the University of Southampton πŸ’šπŸ™Œ

We have greater ambition; we want it to be the greenest. That's why we're so pleased to be able to contribute to a National Park City movement for Cardiff. Hoping to be able to share some more news about that before Christmas! β˜ƒοΈπŸ§‘β€πŸŽ„πŸŒŸ
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I recently got a tablet with a stylus.

Can somebody suggest me an F-Droid app or any free software Android app for handwritten notes?

It can either be a soft keyboard or a note-taking app. Handwriting recognition and conversion is not really necessary, but nice to have.

Saving files to a directory on the disk would also be nice, since I intend to use Syncthing for backing up the files to other devices.

Please boost.

#handwriting #android #syncthing #FDroid

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We're super-excited to be finalists in The National's 2021 Environmental Awards, kindly sponsored by DΕ΅r Cymru.

Very much looking forward to the event on 4th November! Thanks to all the event sponsors, and good luck to all the other finalists!

Find out more about the awards at
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Pine64 make Linux-based smartphones, laptops, smartwatches and other hardware. You can follow their official account at:

➑️ @PINE64

They also have a video account at...

➑️ @pine64tilvids

...and a podcast at:

➑️ @talkpine

You can find out more from their official site at

There's an unofficial news site at with an account at:

➑️ @pineguild

#Pine64 #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #OSH #Hardware #Smartphones #Smartwatches

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For 40 minutes you'll never get back, you can see my appearance in front of the Committee that was tasked with scrutinising my appointment as Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ“Ί 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

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Ever wondered about the pathways for air pollution to impact on human health? πŸ€”β™¨οΈπŸ˜·

This primer from the European Environment Agency also includes a calculation of the mind-boggling costs of air pollution (TLDR; hundreds of billions across the EU and UK) πŸ’·πŸ’·πŸ’·πŸ’·

In case there weren't already sufficient reasons to mandate strong environmental limits to pollution.
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We're chuffed that our Partner David Clubb is the new Chair Designate of Comisiwn Seilwaith Cenedlaethol Cymru / National Infrastructure Commission for Wales πŸ‘βœŠπŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ·σ ¬σ ³σ Ώ Good luck for the scrutiny session with the Senedd on 30 September! #Cymru #Wales
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We're pleased to be supporting the 3rd #PrivacySymposiumAfrica organised by our Ugandan partner @UnwantedWitness!

Great line up of panels, workshops and other training sessions!

πŸ—“ 3-5 November 2021 (Virtual)

Find our moreπŸ‘‡

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πŸŒ‡πŸ”Œ How do we make Europe's cities - where 3/4 of us live - more sustainable? Some thoughts here from the Executive Director of the European Environment Agency πŸͺ΄πŸŒΌ

We think that the National Park City Foundation concept has much to offer in this regard - and we are supporting the concept in #Wales. (Hopefully more news on that later this year!) πŸ—žοΈ

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It can be overwhelming to think about the amount of data big tech has about us. But there are things you can do.

For example, you might be able to ask companies to give you a copy of your data. Read this guide to learn how πŸ’ͺ

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The proportion of Wales' population that can speak Welsh fluently is 11%, with no change since 2013. Perhaps this marks the low point in numerical terms of Welsh speakers? #Cymraeg

Only 17% of Welsh speakers learned after primary school age, underscoring the vital role played by primary and nursery education, and on parents using Welsh with their children from birth.
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It's ok to be both overwhelmed by the challenge, and excited at the possibility of solutions #ClimateEmergency

Lovely article by Sarah Lazarovic for YES! Media πŸ’ž
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